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Brent Nyitray, CFA

Brent Nyitray, CFA


Began my career as a trader for NYC hedge fund Elliott Management. Worked for Bear, Stearns in London as a trader, then became an analyst at several hedge funds. Currently CFO for a mortgage bank. Also author a daily blog on real estate called The Daily Tearsheet

Recent articles

Rocket Launch

Could Rocket Companies Be a Millionaire Maker Stock?

Is Wall Street underestimating the opportunity of this financial services company?

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Is Annaly Capital Management a Buy?

A big dividend and a big discount-to-book value could mean great returns.

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Is AGNC Investment a Buy?

For conservative income investors, yes, this mortgage REIT is worth it.

Margin Call

Is MFA Financial a Buy?

A big discount to book, but what about performance?

Financial data

Is Nasdaq a Buy?

The stock has outperformed in 2020, but year-over-year comparisons are getting tougher.

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Is Invesco Mortgage Capital a Buy?

Left for dead, this financial stock is recovering and may have become too cheap to ignore.

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This Stock Can Protect You From a Housing Market Crash

While housing downturns are devastating, there are places to hide.

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Is the Worst Over for Macerich?

Malls have reopened, but with this mall REIT's stock down almost 75% this year, it's a question worth asking.

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These 2 Stocks Are the Real (Estate) Deal

They're top companies in the underappreciated mortgage banking space.

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3 Recession-Proof Stocks to Buy Now

These companies might thrive in a downturn.

Interest Rates

Thinking About Buying Bonds? Don't Overlook This

Consider the upside versus the downside when weighing whether to move some of your portfolio into bonds.

banking system

Better Buy: Bank of America vs. US Bancorp

The global behemoth might be better suited to the current environment.


4 High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Watch (and 1 With Yield Potential)

Treasuries and investment-grade bonds just aren't doing the job anymore. Here are four stocks that could and one that should see a yield boost.

Weakest link

Citigroup Has to Answer an Important Question for Investors -- and Regulators

The bank made a $900 million error last month. Now, it's going to have to prove that it has dealt with the failures that allowed it to occur.

Rocket Launch

Better Buy: Berkshire Hathaway vs. Rocket

The fast grower is cheaper.

Outlet mall

Is the Worst Over for Tanger Factory Outlet Centers?

Retail bankruptcies have hurt, but this mall REIT is cash-flow positive.

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1 Question Bank of America Has to Answer

The financial giant has been aggressively preparing for borrowers to default -- but has it been too pessimistic?


Demand for Lumber Is Surging. Is Weyerhaeuser a Buy?

Can an increase in commodity prices predict an increase in a company's stock price?

Auto loan

Is Ally Financial a Buy?

How is the auto sector doing?

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Better Buy: Citigroup vs. Wells Fargo

Warren Buffett makes a statement.